MLB Play by Play - Texas vs. Oakland

Rangers 1st
Barry Zito pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Matthews walked.
Michael Young:Young grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Matthews out at second.
Mark Teixeira:Teixeira grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 1st
John Wasdin pitching:
Jason Kendall:Kendall grounded out to second.
Mark Kotsay:Kotsay grounded out to pitcher.
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Strike looking, Crosby struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 2nd
Barry Zito pitching:
Hank Blalock:Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Blalock struck out looking.
Alfonso Soriano:Soriano grounded out to shortstop.
Kevin Mench:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Mench struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 2nd
John Wasdin pitching:
Eric Chavez:Chavez safe at first on shortstop Young's throwing error, Chavez to second.
Scott Hatteberg:Hatteberg doubled to right, Chavez scored.
Jay Payton:Payton homered to left, Hatteberg scored.
Dan Johnson:Johnson flied out to right.
Nick Swisher:Swisher homered to right.
Marco Scutaro:Strike looking, Strike looking, Scutaro lined out to left.
Jason Kendall:Kendall flied out to center.
End of Inning (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)

Rangers 3rd
Barry Zito pitching:
Richard Hidalgo:Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Hidalgo struck out swinging.
Rod Barajas:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Barajas fouled out to first.
Mark DeRosa:DeRosa fouled out to first.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 3rd
John Wasdin pitching:
Mark Kotsay:Kotsay singled to right.
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Crosby reached on an infield single, Kotsay to second.
Eric Chavez:Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Chavez homered to right, Kotsay and Crosby scored.
Joaquin Benoit relieved John Wasdin.
Scott Hatteberg:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Hatteberg struck out swinging.
Jay Payton:Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Payton struck out looking.
Dan Johnson:Strike looking, Foul, Johnson struck out on foul tip.
End of Inning (3 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 4th
Barry Zito pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Matthews struck out looking.
Michael Young:Foul, Young grounded out to second.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Teixeira grounded out to second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 4th
Joaquin Benoit pitching:
Nick Swisher:Strike looking, Foul, Swisher struck out swinging.
Marco Scutaro:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Scutaro grounded out to third.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Kendall singled to center.
Mark Kotsay:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Kotsay flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 5th
Barry Zito pitching:
Hank Blalock:Blalock grounded out to second.
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Ball, Soriano popped out to shortstop.
Kevin Mench:Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Mench grounded out to third.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 5th
Joaquin Benoit pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Crosby popped out to second.
Eric Chavez:Ball, Chavez flied out to left.
Scott Hatteberg:Ball, Hatteberg flied out to right.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 6th
Barry Zito pitching:
Richard Hidalgo:Hidalgo popped out to shortstop.
Rod Barajas:Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Barajas popped out to second.
Mark DeRosa:Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, DeRosa walked.
Gary Matthews Jr.:Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Matthews grounded out to shortstop.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 6th
Joaquin Benoit pitching:
Jay Payton:Foul, Ball, Payton lined out to right.
Dan Johnson:Ball, Strike looking, Johnson flied out to center.
Nick Swisher:Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Swisher struck out swinging.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 7th
Barry Zito pitching:
Michael Young:Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Young grounded out to shortstop.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Teixeira fouled out to first.
Hank Blalock:Ball, Strike swinging, Blalock lined out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 7th
Joaquin Benoit pitching:
Marco Scutaro:Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Scutaro grounded out to shortstop.
Jason Kendall:Strike looking, Ball, Kendall singled to right.
Mark Kotsay:Erasmo Ramirez relieved Joaquin Benoit, Kotsay grounded into double play second to first, Kendall out at second.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)

Rangers 8th
Barry Zito pitching:
Alfonso Soriano:Strike swinging, Soriano grounded out to third.
Kevin Mench:Mench homered to left.
Richard Hidalgo:Strike looking, Strike swinging, Hidalgo struck out looking.
Rod Barajas:Barajas doubled to center.
Mark DeRosa:Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, DeRosa flied out to left.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
Athletics 8th
Francisco Cordero pitching:
Bobby Crosby:Ball, Strike looking, Crosby grounded out to shortstop.
Eric Chavez:Chavez grounded out to pitcher.
Scott Hatteberg:Ball, Ball, Ball, Hatteberg walked.
Jay Payton:Ball, Payton flied out to center.
End of Inning (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)

Rangers 9th
Jay Witasick pitching:
Gary Matthews Jr.:Foul, Ball, Ball, Matthews singled to left.
Michael Young:Strike swinging, Young doubled to center, Matthews scored.
Mark Teixeira:Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Teixeira walked.
Ricardo Rincon relieved Jay Witasick.
Hank Blalock:Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Blalock reached on fielder's choice to first, Young to third, Teixeira out at second.
Kiko Calero relieved Ricardo Rincon.
Alfonso Soriano:Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Soriano struck out on foul tip.
Kevin Mench:Foul, Strike swinging, Ball, Blalock to second on fielder's indifference, Mench struck out swinging.
End of Inning (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)

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